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Doctorate (PhD) Degree Average Salary

Updated: 30 Aug 2014
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Employees with a Doctorate (PhD) Degree
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Postdoctoral Research Associate
32 salaries
AU$58,723 - AU$90,012  
Lecturer / Speaker
16 salaries
AU$66,553 - AU$97,872  
Software Engineer
16 salaries
AU$52,459 - AU$94,980  
Professor, Postsecondary / Higher Education
15 salaries
AU$81,445 - AU$171,811  
Research Scientist
14 salaries
AU$70,873 - AU$115,000  
Research Fellow
12 salaries
AU$64,053 - AU$102,769  
10 salaries
AU$73,974 - AU$139,061  
Country: Australia | Currency: AUD | Updated: 30 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 549
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Key Statistics for Employees with a Doctorate (PhD) Jobs

Popular Schools

Salary Range

University of Sydney
21 salaries
AU$51,494 - AU$135,866
University of Western Australia (UWA)
20 salaries
AU$65,436 - AU$201,639
Monash University
19 salaries
AU$60,354 - AU$190,000
University of Melbourne
18 salaries
AU$49,665 - AU$219,462
University of New South Wales (UNSW)
13 salaries
AU$45,338 - AU$193,916
Popular Companies

Salary Range

Monash University
6 salaries
AU$73,342 - AU$118,014
Queensland University of Technology (QUT)
5 salaries
AU$100,000 - AU$152,459
University of Melbourne
5 salaries
AU$72,500 - AU$127,500
University of Sydney
5 salaries
AU$74,000 - AU$152,500
Popular Cities

Salary Range

Melbourne, Victoria
136 salaries
AU$58,609 - AU$178,178
Sydney, New South Wales
96 salaries
AU$62,737 - AU$157,404
Perth, Western Australia
90 salaries
AU$68,236 - AU$163,153
Brisbane, Queensland
76 salaries
AU$63,023 - AU$163,446
Adelaide, South Australia
36 salaries
AU$63,991 - AU$115,189
female alumni
male alumni
Salary:AU$70,190 - AU$104,706 AU$77,155 - AU$132,049

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